Hydrogen Sulfide is a deadly gas that is created when organic materials decompose, and tends to accumulate in low areas. It is present in a range of industries in including wastewater, petroleum, natural gas, and construction.
Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness is a short online course (about 30 minutes) which introduces workers to the hazards of H2S and provides basic safety precautions. Company specific PDF best practices and standard operating procedures may be added to this course, requiring that the worker acknowledge compliance.
Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness topics include:
- What is Hydrogen Sulfide
- Where is it found
- Characteristics and risks of H2S
- Risk factors
- Effects of different concentrations
- Detecting H2S
- Protective equipment
- Leak response / first aid
- Employer control measures
- Worker responsibilities